'Sprint King' David Nicholls retires from training

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David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls, known as the ‘Sprint King’, has announced he has given up training.

The 60-year-old former jockey took up training in 1992 and won a host of sprint races, both in the United Kingdom and France.

Among his wins were the Nunthorpe Stakes, July Cup, Haydock Sprint Cup, Prix de l’Abbaye and the Ayr Gold Cup.